Ms. Cynthia Jane N. K. Lamptey

The Deputy Special Prosecutor

Ms. Cynthia Lamptey was sworn into office as the first Deputy Special Prosecutor in May 2018. She served as the Acting Special Prosecutor from November 2020 to May 2021. 

She was the Deputy Registrar General between April 2017 to May 2018 and the Deputy Executive Director of Legal Aid Board from September 2015 to April 2017.

She was also the Acting Director of Public Prosecutions from October 2011 to April 2015. She rose through the ranks at the Office of Attorney General and Ministry of Justice from 1989 to her appointment as a Chief State Attorney in 2008.

She was called to the Ghana Bar in 1988 after professional law studies at the Ghana School of Law. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Sociology from the University of Ghana awarded in 1985.